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Common Concerns. Why People Choose To Book A Discovery Call?

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Sep, 2019

Common Concerns. Why People Choose To Book A Discovery Call?

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Common Concerns. Why People Choose To Book A Discovery Call? We started discovery calls about three months ago. We were finding that a lot of people were at home worried about their condition, unsure what was the best answer or treatment. Since doing the discovery calls and listening to people there seems to be three main concerns that were bothering people before contact with a professional. Number 1: Unclear diagnosis…

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The Top 5 Injuries Common In Dog Owners

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The Top 5 Injuries Common In Dog Owners I thought I' do this article on the top ten injuries you can get from owning a dog. Now although dog owners tend to be healthier, report increased happiness and are less likely to get, heart disease, cancer or stroke that are also some downsides. Unfortunately our furry friends can also cause us a few injuries. Here's my top 5 from my…

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The Truth Insurance Companies Don’t Seem To Understand

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Jul, 2019

The Truth Insurance Companies Don’t Seem To Understand

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The Truth Insurance Companies Don't Seem To Understand   You may be watching this because you have had life changing trauma. Important to get early interventions to minimise the impact. Getting back to work quickly can be helpful to build self esteem and adapt to be able to go back to some kind of normal routine. If we delay treatment we can be exposed to 'learning pain.' The lack of…

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What Stretches, Exercises, Diet Supplements Will Help Ankle Tendons/Ligaments?

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Jun, 2019

What Stretches, Exercises, Diet Supplements Will Help Ankle Tendons/Ligaments?

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What Stretches, Exercises, Diet Supplements Will Help Ankle Tendons/Ligaments? This came through as an #asknicole question but I thought it would be helpful to write it up as a blog.  Now the first thing to say is you need to know which structure is affected. For some reasons when people look at a car they understand the complexities that there are many parts that can be affected. When people look…

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The Difference Between Cervicogenic Headaches, Migraines, And Tension Headaches.

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Jun, 2019

The Difference Between Cervicogenic Headaches, Migraines, And Tension Headaches.

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The Difference Between Cervicogenic Headaches, Migraines, And Tension Headaches. Cervicogenic  headaches – Pain that can originate from any area in the neck and can refer into the head or face. This normally comes from a disorder or injury within the cervical spine or soft tissue structure. This is normally resolved within 3 months of treatment. Possible treatment – (Depending on symptoms and cause).  Soft tissue work including massage, trigger pointing.…

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How Hydrotherapy Helps Improve Bone Density (Perfect For Women After The Menopause)

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Jun, 2019

How Hydrotherapy Helps Improve Bone Density (Perfect For Women After The Menopause)

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How Hydrotherapy Helps Improve Bone Density (Perfect For Women After The Menopause)   How To Improve Bone Density Through Hydrotherapy.  Many post menopausal women will experience reduction in bone density due to hormonal changes .  There is good evidence to show hydrotherapy can help improve bone density.    Why Is Bone Density So Important For Post Menopausal Women? With hip fractures causing significant pain and poor function this can reduced…

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How To Relieve Neck Pain

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Jun, 2019

How To Relieve Neck Pain

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How To Relieve Neck Pain Pain In The Neck? Do you get pains in your neck? Achy shoulders? Does your neck feel stiff? Are you struggling to sleep? Are you stressed and holding the tension in your neck/shoulders? Headaches? Are you suffering from other symptoms such as: tingling in fingers, numbness in arms and hands and general weakness?   If you answered yes to any of these symptoms, you are…

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Understanding Your Chimp

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Jun, 2019

Understanding Your Chimp

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Understanding Your Chimp   The Chimp Paradox is a fantastic book that everyone should take the time to read or listen to. This affiliate link gives you a 30 day free trial for audible. It's a brilliant read and money raised from this link will help us to continue to build services and facilities for you across the Southwest.   Things You Need To Know How our subconscious brain affects…

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Friday Training In Bristol. Welcome Ellen!

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May, 2019

Friday Training In Bristol. Welcome Ellen!

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Staff Training : What it takes to be the best. Last Friday I travelled up to Bristol to complete the staff training induction for Ellen, our newest recruit. I like to try and set the expectations on day one to make sure that there are no surprises. The Physio Crew is not like any clinic. We do take on 'average' physios. The CV's usually boast extra curricular  training and experience…

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Best Place For Physio And Massage With Move GB In Bristol

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Mar, 2019

Best Place For Physio And Massage With Move GB In Bristol

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Best Place For Physio And Massage With MoveGB In Bristol Great News!! You can use your membership to subsidise our fees. Depending on what your plan is you get various reduced rates for massage. Check out “The Physio Crew” via the MOVE GB app. Join people who are taking advantage of improving their whole well being and health by booking in regularly with us once a month as part of…

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When Should I Consider Surgery For Shoulder Impingement Syndrome?

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Mar, 2019

When Should I Consider Surgery For Shoulder Impingement Syndrome?

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When Should I Consider Surgery For Shoulder Impingement Syndrome ( Now known as Sub-acromial Pain Syndrome) ? Shoulder pain can be very debilitating and we can be tempted to turn to surgery to resolve pain. Sub-acromial decompression surgery has been controversial over the last few years with many people questioning whether its any more beneficial than placebo surgery. Stick with us as we help you inform yourself so you can…

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How To Keep Your Team Happy And Revenue High

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Feb, 2019

How To Keep Your Team Happy And Revenue High

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How To Keep Your Team Happy And Revenue High We all know businesses need money to grow, particularly in tough and uncertain financial times.  People are becoming increasingly educated about the value of looking after their team.  Our teams are the back bones to our businesses and if they aren’t producing due to injury or poor  health it affects our business.  Here are some scary statistics! (Sources: Health Survey for…

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Everyone Active Everyday Campaign

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Feb, 2019

Everyone Active Everyday Campaign

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The Everyone Active Everyday The everyone active every day campaign started when I moved to North Devon. As a youngster my days were filled with activity. My dad loved tennis so we would spend weekends hitting balls at a local tennis court. When we weren't doing that I would explore the countryside with my friends and we would flip coins to see who would jump into the cold river first.…

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How Much Does Physiotherapy Cost?

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Jan, 2019

How Much Does Physiotherapy Cost?

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How Much Does Physiotherapy Cost? How Much Does Physiotherapy Cost? This is a common question people ask. It is common that people are reluctant to get started with treatment to resolve their pain because they are worried about big bills that they can't afford. In most cases it often is a lot less than they expect! When you are injured there is usually a lot of uncertainty about how long…

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Sep, 2018

How To Reduce Pain Following Neck Fractures

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How To Reduce Pain Following Neck Fractures Unfortunately I have treated lots of patients recovery from neck trauma, including neck fractures. Working in premiership rugby it was my worse fear pitchside. Luckily people make amazing recoveries even following serious trauma. We focus on strengthening the deep neck flexor muscles, relaxing the larger muscle which tend to go into spasm and re-educating the movement system again. Please feel free to book…

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